Posted by John on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 12:25am.
The length of a rectangle is fixed at 24 cm. What widths will make the perimeter greater than 7c cm?
The width must be greater than:

algebra  Reiny, Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 12:30am
must be a typo
since the length is 24 cm, the perimeter must be greater than 48 cm

algebra  John, Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 1:01am
Sorry it said greater than 76 cm not 7c.

algebra  PsyDAG, Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 9:59am
2L + 2W < 76
Insert your value for L and solve for W.
I hope this helps.

algebra  John, Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 9:32pm
Thanks I think it did...just to be sure:
2(24) +2w< 76
48 +2w <76
2w < 28
w < 14
So the answer would be 14
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